Bowie - southern half
Issued 10:30 AM PST 30 November 2023
Today Tonight and Friday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind westerly 15 to 25 knots backing to southerly 10 to 20 near noon then increasing to southeast 30 to 40 late this afternoon. Wind becoming westerly 40 late this evening then backing to southwesterly 35 to 45 near noon Friday. Wind veering to northwest 35 Friday evening.
Periods of rain tonight and Friday.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Bowie - southern halfIssued 10:30 AM PST 30 November 2023
'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 10:30 AM PST 30 November 2023 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:30 a.m. PST today cold front located from Hecate Strait to
By 4:00 p.m. PST today dissipating frontal system located from
the Central Coast to Vancouver Island.
At 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located west of Bowie.
By 7:00 a.m. PST Friday departing frontal system located from
Hecate Strait to the Central Coast then to Vancouver Island.
At 10:30 a.m. PST Friday frontal system located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Friday frontal system located from Haida Gwaii
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:19 AM PST 30 November 2023 A cold front lying north-south from Hecate Strait to the west coast
of Vancouver Island will gradually weaken today. Strong southerlies
along the front will veer to westerly and diminish further today as
the front weakens.
The next frontal system will approach Bowie late this afternoon,
sweep across Bowie and Explorer tonight, then reach the BC coastal
waters by Friday morning. The system will track
Inland by Friday afternoon. Southeast gales will develop ahead of the
system followed by gale force westerlies in its wake.
Another frontal system is expected Friday. The system will make its
way across the offshore waters earlier in the day and then into the
northern and central waters later in the day. Gale force southerlies
ahead of the system will be followed by gale force westerlies in its
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